Polokwane weather in August (Limpopo, South Africa)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in August. The average maximum daytime temperature in Polokwane in August lies at 22.3°C (72.14°F). The average minimum temperature is 6.8°C (44.24°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

August is a dry month with an average of 7mm (0.3 inches) of rain. There are generally around 1 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Polokwane with 283 hours of sun during the entire month. August is known as one of the best months to visit Polokwane.

So what to wear in August? For visitors traveling to Polokwane we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.


Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 6 °C
Max Temperature 22 °C
Chance of Rain 3%
Precipitation 7mm
Rainy Days 1
Sunshine Hours 283

Where to stay in Polokwane

Where to go in South Africa in August

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Polokwane (Limpopo)

Mon   Feb 06
28°C | 15°C
S 14 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Tue   Feb 07
29°C | 16°C
E 11 km/h
3.6 mm
half cloudy and showers

half cloudy and showers

Wed   Feb 08
26°C | 17°C
NE 11 km/h
12 mm
broken clouds and thunder

broken clouds and thunder

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